@AU_MBasketball Hosts Wagner on Friday Night

Justin Perez

Game 6  · Wagner (2-4, 0-0 NEC) at American (4-1, 0-0 PL) 
Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 · 7 p.m. · Washington, D.C. (Bender Arena)
All-Time Record: Wagner leads, 8-6

Stream: Patriot League Network on Watch Stadium
Talent: Dan Laing (pxp), Jeremy Huber (Analyst), Chloe Pavlech (Sideline)

Live Stats

Game Notes: 
 American  | Wagner

WASHINGTON — With the best start since the 2010-11 season, the American University men's basketball team welcomes Wagner to Bender Arena on Friday evening.


  • Sa'eed Nelson led the Eagles with 26 points. Nelson's output was his fourth-best single-game performance and his second 20-plus point game of the season. 
  • Sam Iorio picked up his second double-double of the season with 18 points and 14 rebounds in 37 minutes. 
  • The bench has been a major part of the early season success. Through five games, the reserves have added 19.6 points to the teams 68.8 points per game.


  • Wagner is coming off an NEC Regular Season Championship but failed to reach the NCAA Tournament after falling to LIU Brooklyn in the NEC Final. 
  • Ramone Saunders leads the squad in scoring at 16.8 points per game and second in rebounds per game (6.5). AJ Sumbry and Elijah Davis are tied for second in scoring (10.5). Sumbry leads the team in rebounds (7.8). 
  • Former Eagle Lonnie Rivera is in his first eligible season with the Seahawks, averaging 4.3 points per game. Rivera has played in three games this season and is shooting 25 percent from the field. At American, Rivera averaged 3.5 points per game in 43 games.


  • The Eagles host Saint Francis (Pa.) on Tuesday at Bender Arena.
  • The game will be broadcasted on NBC Sports Washington with Dan Laing, David Aldridge and Chloe Pavlech on the call.  


  • Tickets to all AU Men's Basketball home games at Bender Arena are available throughout the season on AUeagles.com/Tickets

     Bring a group and save up to 50% off on end zone reserved seating…

    o    10+ Group Rate: $7 per person

    o    40+ Group Rate: $5 per person

    ·         Individual game tickets are available for $10 to $18 for adults and $7 to $14 for youth 17 & below and seniors over 65. Military members, veterans, and AU students are invited to join the Eagles for free admission with valid ID.

    For inquiries e-mail clawed@american.edu or call 202.885.TIXX (8499).